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HR7855

HR7855 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Capricornus.

HR7855 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7855 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR7855:

6.13
Main-sequence
HR7855 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 24°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7855

HR7855 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7855 are provided in the following table:

20h 34m 11s
-13° 43’ 15”
31.68°
-28.88°
Capricornus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7855 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7855 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7855.

Visibility of HR7855 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR7855 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 103.7°
Max altitude: 24.8°
Azimuth: 256.3°
HR7855 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7855

The image below is a photograph of HR7855 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR7855 is 0.069 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7855 star
DSS2 image of HR7855. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7855 during the next 10000 years (11.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7855 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7855 is distant 107.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.

32.84 pc
107.06 ly
-43 km/s
0.069 arcsec/year
0.07 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7855

HR7855 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.55
F6V
6213K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7855 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7855. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7855

SAO163686
SAO163686